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to make sure this isn't a performance once again during the next election. in one place voters waited up to five hours to cast their ballots. roughly 20,000 more voters showed up this time than for the election in 2008 for president. the long wait for everybody wasn't all bad though. >> pretty remarkable. i mean i have a 6-year-old daughter we were in line for about an hour and a half. in the cold. but good conversation. plenty of laughter. and then she had the chance to enter the voting booth. >> so good experience for that gentleman. that's nice. one solution already under consideration? buy more voting machines for all the people there were only six. >>> well, voters in puerto rico approved a pressure for the island to -- measure for the island to become the 51st state. it's a nonbinding referendum and still requires the final approval by congress. president obama reports it and will respect the will of the people. we've reported that so many years that state hood for d.c. has been an effort for some time with no success. >>> both parties are willing to compromise on a deal to avoid t
points since election day. they are worried about the ability to work together. because they've worked together so well so far. they also remain concerned about europe's debt crisis. checking the numbers for you if we must, close your eyes -- put your seat belt on -- >>> in the meantime, sandy could wind up costing new york state $33 billion. that would make it the second most expensive storm in u.s. history behind hurricane katrina which battered new orleans in 2005. airlines are assessing the impact of sandy on their bottom lines and united airlines says it lost $90 million in sales last month. >>> priceline.com is buying rival online travel research company kayak. the deal is worth $1.8 billion. now kayak allows users to compare hundreds of flights travel sites rather while looking for flights hotels and rental cars. the deal still needs the approval of shareholders and regulators for kayak. some combinations there. >> i've never tried that? so much bigger than the other ones like orbitz and travelocity? >> it's the same type of thing. i find sometimes that i find lower prices on ka
and senate have been in recess since september when legislators took a break for elections. both democratic and republican leaders say they do believe some kind of deal can be worked out before the end ever the year. newly elected senators from both sides will get a chance to meet their new colleagues. >>> the department of defense is investigating america's top military official in afghanistan. >> the investigation is linked to david petraeus, the former head of the c.i.a. >> reporter: general john allen, the man who succeeded david petraeus as head of the international forces in afghanistan is now linked to the f.b.i. investigation involving his predecessor. >> i want to thank you all so much for being here this morning. >> reporter: secretary of defense leon panetta confirms the department of defense is investigating allen and a senior u.s. defense official says the inquiry centers around potentially inappropriate e- mails with jill kelley, the florida woman who sparked an investigation that led to petraeus's resignation as head of the c.i.a. >> if you know my sister, like i said, she's
a speech in atlanta, the first public appearance since the presidential election. wall street will be listening to any comments over the stalemate over the fiscal cliff. >>> lockheed-martin will buy 20 transport planes valued at 6.7 billion. the pentagon says saudi arabia needs the airplanes to help sustain its aging fleet. lockheed is going to make some money off of them. >> you're talking about the fiscal cliff. we don't want to wait till the new congress comes in but i heard senator-elect kaine said he would favor taxes on people making a half million dollars or higher. >> that's what he was campaigning on, that very specific point. he is sort of halfway between the republicans and the white house on this particular point. >> maybe there is some room. >> the other option is if they don't make a deal, they have 16 days in the lame duck congress starting tomorrow. they could just simply make some sort of band-aid measure, kick the can down the road to extend this into the new year to give the new congress more time to figure this out. we're going to be watching every step of
. >>> more than a week after election day, there is one congressional race which remains undecided. ballots are still being counted in the race for arizona's second district seat held by gabriel giffords. ron barber is neck and neck with margaret mcsally. nancy pelosi will run again for the leadership position. she's expected to run as minority leader unopposed. >>> a prince george's county sheriff's deputy is on temporary administrative duty after he shot and killed a man at a home in east riverdale. >> the shooting happened when the deputy was serving a protective order. >> a deputy sheriff responded to 6312, 63rd avenue in riverdale, maryland to attempt service on a temporary protective order. >> reporter: the order was meant for a man neighbors identify only as frank. his mom opened the door. >> a male subject appeared from the rear of the house displaying a firearm. >> reporter: that's when the deputy sheriff shot the 39-year- old man. >> i heard the ambulance. >> reporter: frank died at the hospital. >> he had problems with police before. >> reporter: the deputy sheriff wasn't hurt. h
-term elections, she became the first emale speaker of the house ever. >>> we have new information on the massachusetts pharmacy linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak. federal health inspectors wanted to shut down the new england compounding center ten years ago but federal regulators deferred to their state counterparts who reached an agreement with the pharmacy to settle safety concerns. more than 400 people have become sick from contaminated steroid shots distributed by the new england compounding center. at least 32 deaths are linked to the outbreak. >>> a local doctor is fighting efforts by the d.c. government to stop him from prescribing pain medicine to his patients. >> he had his license to prescribe class two prescription drugs pulled in april of this year. as gary nurenberg tells us, the move came after both the federal and local investigation. >> it's been a nightmarish experience because i'm being falsely accused of having murdered and having killed a young man. >> reporter: dr. alen salerian pain doctor whose office was burglarized in january. >> a hundred prescriptio
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